14×16 Pavilion Roof – Free DIY Plans

This step by step woodworking project is about 14×16 gable pavilion plans. This is the PART 2 of the 14×16 pavilion project, where I show you how to build the gable roof for the pavilion, step by step. This pavilion has a really nice design and it is also very sturdy. Read the local codes before starting the project, so you comply with the requirements. See my other DIY projects HERE.

We recommend you to invest in the best materials you could afford. Therefore, you should buy weather-resistant lumber, such as pine or cedar. Always take accurate measurements before adjusting the size of the components at the proper size. Drill pilot holes trough the components before inserting the wood screws, to prevent the wood from splitting.

 

 

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14×16 Pavilion Roof – Free DIY Plans

Building a pavilion

Building a pavilion

 

Materials

  • E – 26 pieces of 2×6 lumber – 120″ long RAFTERS
  • F – 4 pieces of 3/4″ plywood – 12″x96″ long,4 pieces – 12″x21 1/4 long, 4 pieces – 21 1/4″x96″ long, 6 pieces – 48″x96″ long, 4 pieces – 48″x48″ long ROOF
  • G – 2 pieces of 1×8 lumber – 216″ long, 4 pieces – 121 1/4″ long TRIMS
  • H – 400 sq ft of tar paper, 400 sq ft asphalt shingles ROOFING

Tools

Time

  • One week

 

 

How to build a 14×16 pavilion roof

Building the rafters

Building the rafters

Use 2×6 lumber for the roof rafters. Mark the cut lines on the beams and then get the job done with a circular saw. It is essential to take accurate measurements, otherwise the rafters won’t fit into place tightly.

Fitting the rafters

Fitting the rafters

Place the rafters to the top of the pavilion every 24″ on center, equally spaced. Follow the information from the diagram, so you can lay the rafters properly. Use rafter ties and screws to lock the rafters into place tightly.

Fitting the rafters

Fitting the rafters

Notice the detail, when laying the rafters.

Roof sheets

Roof sheets

Cut the roof sheets from 3/4″ plywood at the right dimensions, as shown in the diagram. Fit the sheets to the roof of the pavilion and align the edges with attention. Leave no gaps between the sheets and then insert 1 5/8″ screws, every 8″ along the rafters.

Side trims

Side trims

Fit 1×8 trims to the sides of the pavilion. Align the edges with attention and insert 2″ nails, to secure the trims to the end of the rafters.

Gable trims

Gable trims

Use 1×8 lumber for the front and back gable trims. Use a saw to make the angle cuts and then smooth the edges with sandpaper.

Fitting the roofing

Fitting the roofing

Cover the roofing sheets with tar paper. Install the tar paper starting with the bottom of the roof and make sure the strips overlap for at least 2″. In addition, fit a 12” strip over the top ridge. Install the shingles starting with the left- bottom of the roof, after fitting the starting course. Use roofing tacks to secure the shingles into place.

14x16 Pavilion Plans

Make sure you take a look over PART 1 of the project, so you learn how to build the frame of the rectangular outdoor pavilion. Check out PART 3 to learn how to build the railings.

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